Car Hire Southampton International Airport
Car Hire Southampton Airport
Our Southampton Airport branch is located inside Southampton International Airport which offers several onwards connections to European destinations.
It's also close to the train station with tavel links to London and is just twenty minutes away from the docks for cruise liners.
Picking up your hire car at Avis Southampton Airport
From the arrivals / baggage claim follow signs to the exit. Once in the main hall, go through the doors directly in front of the exit.
On exiting building turn right and proceed to the pedestrian crossing leading into the multi-storey car park. Once across the pedestrian crossing, and prior to entry into car park, the Car Rental Office is situated to the left. The Avis desk is located in this building, and is where you will collect your keys and sign the paperwork.
Avis Southampton Airport car rental spaces are located at the far end of the short term car park on the same level. Your rental vehicle will be parked in a designated Avis Rent A Car bay.
You will have been given an exit ticket so you can exit the car park. Follow the signage to exit the car park itself and take a left turn once you have passed through the exit barrier.
Once you leave Southampton Airport follow the signs for the major roads networks.
Address & Contact DetailsSouthampton Airport, Southampton, SO18 2NL. Tel: 03445446026
|Monday||08:00 - 17:00|
|Tuesday||08:00 - 17:00|
|Wednesday||08:00 - 17:00|
|Thursday||08:00 - 17:00|
|Friday||08:00 - 19:00|
|Sunday||12:00 - 19:00|
Exit M27 Junction 5 and follow the signs to Southampton Airport.
Nearest petrol station
Exit the M27 at Junction 5. At the roundabout turn left towards Eastleigh and the service station is 1.5 miles along Southampton Road on the right hand side. When exiting the service station turn left back to the roundabout and follow signs for the airport.
Returning your car outside opening hours
If you are returning your hire car to Southampton Airport outside opening hours, please follow the Car Rental Return Signs. Park the car in any parking space marked Avis Rent A Car. Put keys into the "out of hours drop box", in the car rental building which you approach before the terminal building. Please do not return the car to the short terms car park. If you do so you may be liable for the cost of the car park
Driving rules in United Kingdom
Which side of the road?
In the United Kingdom, please drive on the left side of the road.
Country driving laws
- Mobile phones may only be used with a headset or hands-free device
- There is a congestion charge payable when driving in London
- Use the outside lane to overtake on motorways and dual carriageways
- Zebra crossings (black and white stripes on the road) give pedestrians right of way to cross the road
All speed signs will be in mph.
For a standard Avis rental vehicle with no trailers:
- Urban areas: 30 mph (48 km/h)
- Motorways: 70 mph (112 km/h)
- Rural areas: 60 mph (96 km/h)
Unless indicated by road signs.
Child safety / Seatbelt laws
- It is compulsory for the driver and all passengers to wear a seatbelt
- Children aged under 12 or less than 135cm tall must be seated in an appropriate child restraint for their size
Please note - It is the child’s parent / guardian or vehicle renter’s responsibility to fit the child seat.
This road rules information is for provided for general guidance only. We endeavour to keep the information up to date and accurate, but any reliance you place on this information is at your own risk.